Silke Wilhelm


I was born in Waldkirch near Freiburg in 1987. In 2012, I completed my studies at the Institute for Theatre Pedagogy in Lingen (Ems) and then worked in a research project on “Speech Therapy and Theatre Pedagogy” at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. From 2013 to 2015 I studied at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen/Nuremberg in the Master’s programme Theatre Pedagogy.


Between my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, I gave theatre pedagogy seminars in the speech therapy degree programme at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. During this time I gained freelance work experience in theatre projects with vocational school students from Münster, as an assistant director at Theater Pfütze in Nuremberg, in experiential and circus education and language support projects for children (Theater Sprach-Camp / Oberhausen, DeutschSommer / Frankfurt).

JES! And me

I have been working as a theatre pedagogue at JES since the 2015/2016 season. I am particularly interested in early childhood cultural education, the participation of children and young people in and around JES and the encounters of people from diverse walks of life. For some years now, I have been the contact person for the Kita-Abo project, which offers language support for pre-school children. In the 2022/23 season, I am responsible for “Die JESPhilosophinnen” and lead the inclusive play club “Die Träumerinnen”.